Membership Requirements

Undergraduate Membership Eligibility 

  • Declared major in Accounting, Finance or Management Information Systems
  • Completed at least 60 credit hours
  • Overall 3.0 major GPA or higher
  • Enrolled in a 300-level major course or higher

Graduate Membership Eligibility
  • Declared concentration in Accounting, Finance or Management Information Systems
  • 6 semester hours in grad-level courses
  • Overall 3.0 graduate GPA or higher

Initial Membership Requirements

To be eligible for initiation, you must be involved in two semesters of Beta Alpha Psi and fulfill the hour requirements. The hour requirements are:
  • 12 Service Hours
  • 12 Professional Hours
  • 8 Hours of either Service OR Professional (Flexible Hours)

In total, 32 hours are required to be initiated at the conclusion of your two-semester candidacy period. Initiated members must also maintain the 32 hour year policy. In additional to the hour requirements, candidates must maintain strong attendance. 

Continuing Membership Requirements
Each semester, members in good standing must:
  • Continue meeting the professional and service hour requirements as noted above
  • Maintain the GPA requirement
  • Pay membership dues
  • Be present for all required BAP events
  • Regularly attend Chapter meetings unless you receive permission from the BAP Faculty Advisor to miss the meetings due to class/work that cannot be rescheduled to another time

Members in good standing will receive cords prior to graduation to recognize your high academic and professional/service achievements as a BAP member.  Members who do not meet the continued requirements will be asked to resign from BAP.

  • $150     1st Semester Candidate
  • $100     2nd Semester Candidate
  • $50       Member